Mourning Virgin with Saint John from an Entombment

French (Lorraine?)
Medieval (Gothic)
15th century


Object Place: Europe, Lorraine (?), France

Dimensions

73.5 x 30.8 x 25.4 cm (28 15/16 x 12 1/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

46.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone with traces of polychromy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Ferdinand Roybet (b. 1840 -d. 1920), Paris; November 19, 1920, Roybet sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, lot 62 [see note 1]. 1945, Gabriel Dereppe, New York; August 14, 1945, sold by Dereppe sold to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N6345); 1946, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $8000. (Accession Date: January 10, 1946)

NOTES:
[1] The Mourning Virgin and Saint John were sold as part of an Entombment group, which also included a recumbent Christ, a Holy Woman, Joseph of Aramithea, and two angels. The present whereabouts of these figures is unknown.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund